Coins and Medals Department, Pushkin
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In honor of Per Brahe (1602-1680)

Author

Breuer Iohann Georg

Materials

silver

Weight

57,51 гр

Size

50 мм

Provenance

From P. Demidov's collection, 1912

Inventory №

11229

Obverse

Portrait of Per Brahe wearing cuirass and mantle r.; signed b.; PETRUS BRAHE — R.S.DROTZETUS

Reverse

A warrior wearing antique cuirass is turning over the stone cube; CUBUM UTCUNQUE VOLVAS STAT.

Notes

mar; "4" on the obv.; trace of a mark on the rev.

Literature

Keder 1728 (p. 102-103, № 4); Hildebrand 1860 (s. 48-49, № 5);